A honeydew melon hybrid with improved disease-resistance
• Improved disease resistance
• Improved firmness and transportability
• Excellent brix development and good flavour
• Large to medium, round fruit with smooth, off-white skin
• Pale green flesh colour, suitable for fresh-cut and whole fruit
A hybrid honeydew melon.
Main season 80 - 90 days.
A vigorous plant with a healthy leaf cover that protects the fruit against sunburn. Uniform fruit set makes harvesting easier.
Harvest maturity is indicated by a rind colour change from light green to off-white, and the absence of visible greening on the ground spot. Large to medium, round fruit of 1.5 – 2.5kg, with uniform fruit size and shape. The skin is off-white in colour with a smooth appearance, and a pale green flesh colour. The fruit have a small seed cavity, with good flavour and brix development.
HR: Fusarium (Fom) 0, 2.
IR: Powdery Mildew
HONEY STAR is recommended for early, mid and late season production in the mild Northern growing areas, and summer production in the Southern growing areas.
Very high yield potential.
Features & Benefits:
HONEY STAR has a very high yield potential, excellent brix development, and good flavour. The fruit is suitable for both the whole fruit and fresh-cut processor markets.